Luis Martínez-Fernández

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández is a public speaker and historian at the University of Central Florida whose decades of international experience provide a unique perspective on politics, Latino matters, education and more. He expands the Latino voice with his sharp prose and thoughtful reflection, and is committed to the values of fairness, democratic principles, multicultural sensitivity, inclusion, equal opportunity and justice. Read his full bio here

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I Cannot Believe the Things I Have Been Reading in the Preelection Media Oct 24, 2020

The closer to Election Day, the more disturbing the news and the hateful, partisan messages appearin... Read More

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The Right, the Left and Everything at the Other End, Part 2: Capitalism, Democracy and Authoritarian Rule Oct 17, 2020

I closed part one of this column saying that a vote for President Donald Trump is not a vote against... Read More

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The Right, the Left and Everything at the Other End, Part 1: Socialism and Communism Oct 10, 2020

We are accustomed to placing political and economic ideologies along a spectrum that runs from extre... Read More

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1989, History's Stubborn Twists and the Commencement Speaker Who Warned Us to Remain Vigilant Oct 03, 2020

Thirty-one years ago, 1989, the Soviet Empire — the "Evil Empire," as Ronald Reagan liked to c... Read More